Nelson County, North Dakota Genealogy

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Nelson County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Nelson County, North Dakota
Map
Map of North Dakota highlighting Nelson County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 2, 1883
County Seat Lakota
Courthouse
Address Nelson County Courthouse
210 W B Ave
PO Box 565
Lakota, ND 58344
Phone: 701.247.2462
Nelson County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1903,
marriage, probate and land records from 1880, divorce, Court
and burial records[1]

History

Parent Counties

2 March 1883: Nelson County was created from Foster, Grand Forks, and Ramsey Counties, and unorganized territory. County seat: Lakota [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benson | Eddy | Grand Forks | Griggs | Ramsey | Steele | Walsh

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Probate records of North Dakota are at the county clerk's office in each county courthouse. See above for the address of this county's courthouse. Some later estate records are available at the North Dakota Supreme Court. The Family History Library does not presently have copies of probate records from North Dakota.

See the Wiki page North Dakota Probate Records for additional information.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: dockets, guardians records, administrators records, real estate records, personal property records, and claim registers.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the North Dakota Vital Records State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Nelson County, North Dakota. Page 525 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).